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Virtuoso by Nature : The Scientific Worlds of Francis Willughby, FRS, 1635-1672 (Hardcover)

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Historians of science explore Willughby's contributions not only to zoology in his joint work with John Ray, but in other fields of science as well. Their topics include his life and domestic context, his "chymistry" at Trinity College Cambridge, his expeditions, his mathematics, the Willughby Library in the time of Francis the naturalist, Willughby and Ray on words and things, his ornithology, Historia Piscum (1686) and its sources, Willughby on insects, and his legacies. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 439
Genre: Science
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: Emergence of Natural History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Language: English
Street Date: May 12, 2016
TCIN: 51045972
UPC: 9789004285316
Item Number (DPCI): 248-14-8981

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